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Forum discussion tagged with upgrade.
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    Question Upgrading an ASUS CM6870

    Hello! I am upgrading my old desktop computer: Hardware Experience: 0 Computer: ASUS CM6870 with completely original parts. Ideal Budget: $800CDN ($600 USD) Max Budget: $1000CDN ($750USD) Goal: Capability to run AAA videogames. Questions: Should I be looking at other upgrades? I am...
  2. eibelbilly

    Question Help upgrading

    My system is a amd fx 6300, evga gtx960ssc 4gb, 8gb ram, on a msi sli krait edition., Call of duty warzone has random frame dips on anything above verry low settings what can I do to fix that. My ideas where more ram from 8 to 32, a better gpu like a evga rtx 2060 ko and possibly a fx 8350...
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    Question Will this Ram run on a Asus A320M-k Motherboard

    Hi All, Im looking to upgrade my ram from: HyperX HX426C16FB2K2/16 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) 2666 MHz DDR4 CL16 DIMM Memory Kit to: Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz C16 XMP 2.0 High Performance Desktop Memory Kit, Black on to This motherboard( i know its naff...
  4. UserTom

    Question Upgrading my current build

    Hello guys, It's been a while since I bought my computer and the only component that I changed over the years is the GPU and I want to upgrade to a more powerful and more suitable PC for my graphics card and my gaming needs. Over the years, parts has changed and I lost track of what's...
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    Question what to upgrade?

    First of all sorry if i posted in a wrong group but i wanted to ask what would be best to upgrade so i can run games better here are my specs Graphics card: AMD radeon 8470 Ram: 6GB DDR3 Proccessor: AMD A8-6500 3.5 GHZ Quad Core im not sure if thats all the specs needed for advice please let me...
  6. TheTuskii

    Question PC Upgrade Path

    Hello whoever's reading this! Back a few years I built my very first pc, I used a Pentium G4620, Zotac mini GTX 1050, a 500W Cert. PSU, a b250m motherboard, 16gb of DDR4 and a common WD blue 1TB HHD. Since then I have upgraded my mother board to a Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon...
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    Question Should I Buy The GTX 1660 Super or The RX 5600 XT?

    So I recently decided that I wanted to go for an upgrade. I chose the GTX 1660 Super or The RX 5600 XT. I've heard that AMD cards tend to perform poorly for a lot of titles, is that true? With this upgrade ill be playing more demanding games like COD Modern Warfare/Warzone and I want to know if...
  8. Tapogam

    Question Need to upgrade ram but can't find same brand ram. What to do? HELP!

    Hello everyone, I want to upgrade my single channel ram setup to dual-channel from ram capacity from 8GB to 16GB but I am unable to find the same brand ram in the market. They're showing out of stock since this Covid-19 affected us. Currently, I am using this ram in my PC (Corsair vengeance...
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    Question Is it worth it to upgrade whole system from Intel to AMD?

    I'm having in my work rig Intel i7-8086K and was thinking to upgrade whole system with Ryzen 3900X. I'm using this PC just for Unreal Engine 4 3D game development, which means a lot of rendering and builds. Since upgrade will cost me a lot, my question is, is this worth it? Will I see any huge...
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    Question B450 or X570 for R5 3600? ASUS TUF or Gigabyte Aorus?

    Hi everyone, relative noob here. Am upgrading my CPU, RAM and MBD. Existing specs as follows: CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 GPU: Nvidia GTX 1070 SSD: Samsung 850 Evo 500GB HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB RAM: Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB MBD: Asus H97-PLUS My needs are pretty simple...
  11. Dmor

    [SOLVED] Is a Windows 10 reinstall necessary? and Boot Drive question.

    I am planning on switching from my i7 7700K and an MSI Z270A Pro TO an i7 9700K and a ROG Z390e Gaming motherboard. Is a windows reinstallation necessary or will the boot SSD be fine to plug back in? I may also plan to upgrade to an nvme as my boot drive but not sure what to do with the SSD...
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    [SOLVED] i5 6600K with an RTX 2060/2060 Super/ 2070. Bottleneck?

    Current system specs: Intel i5 6600K ASUS B150 Pro Gaming/AURA (I know i can't OC, board was just a really good deal when I bought it) GeForce GTX 1060 6GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16GB 750W EVGA PSU I've been thinking about upgrading my PC because I've been feeling little lag spikes in games and...
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    Question Upgrading PC - CPU + MBD + RAM + SSD

    Hi everyone, I am planning to upgrade my PC, in particular m CPU and MBD and RAM which were bought in 2015. My current specs are: Userbenchmark PC Build Comparison Baseline Bench: Game 73%, Desk 78%, Work 56% CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 GPU: Nvidia GTX 1070 SSD: Samsung 850 Evo 500GB HDD...
  14. RJGray

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade, but don't know if I need to...

    Howdy! I currently have the H81H3-M Motherboard, manual here, and I'm looking into upgrading it so that I can add an SSD. I've never had an SSD before, and from what I read, the m.2 versions are about 4x faster than the 2.5 inch versions. So I'm looking into getting a new Mobo that will support...
  15. OrdJk

    Question Which of these components should I upgrade in my build next ?

    CPU : ryzen 7 2700x - wraith prism cooler GPU : RX 580 - sapphire nitro + RAM : 16gb 2400mhz cl16 corsair vengeance PSU : TX 650 M corsair STORAGE nvme 500gb m.2 ssd samsung 860 evo 256gb western digital 1tb Those are my parts currently I just wanted some more experienced advice from...
  16. mranimo

    [SOLVED] I want to upgrade from an FX processor

    Hi! I have an FX8300 processor and now I want an upgrade. Would be the Ryzen7 2700x a good performance jump from the previous CPU? In my country the Ryzen7 2700x only 130$. I have a MSI GTX1060 Gaming X. I already have a MSI x370 Gaming Plus motherboard for a new ryzen processor.
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    Question Upgrade suggestions??

    Hello! I built a PC several years ago (2013ish?) and although it still runs fine, I'm getting to the point where I'm thinking about upgrading. Specifically, I started playing Red Dead Redemption 2, and although the rig holds up fine, I'd like to be able to up the graphics a bit (or a lot -...
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    Question Ryzen 3200g upgrade

    My Rig Currently is: MB: GigaByte GA-78LMT-USB3 R2 Graphics: GTX 780TI Ram: Hyperx 8GB DDR3 Cpu: FX-8350 PSU: Evga 500W80plus So my cpu fan broke and I´m using a stock cpu fan, I decided to upgrade my mobo and cpu to a ryzen 3200g and Gigabyte B450M DS3H. My Question is: Is it worth...
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    Question How to know if PCIe x 16 is alive without actually inserting a graphics card/any other peripheral ?

    I am planning to buy a graphics card, however I have some doubt about whether my PCIe slot is alive or not because of the following : 1. A few years ago my PC stopped working. The local mechanic replaced the SMPS and took out the Zotac GT 610. VGA was then directly plugged to the motherboard. I...
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    Question Cloning the current SSD notebook windows to a larger one without buying extra hardware

    I want to replace the SSD with a larger one (256 GB) without the need to reinstall the windows. And I have 2 HDD in my notebook: SSD 128GB (windows partition) HDD 1 TB I know there are different type of software can do that like Clonezilla, EaseUs, etc. But because of the COVID-19 crises, the...